Palestinian National Liberation Movement in Egypt marked the Palestinian prisoner’s day, in the presence of members of regional committee of movement, the cadres of the movement, and representatives of popular organizations, as well as a number of members of the Palestinian community, on Wednesday, at the headquarter of the movement in Cairo.
The seminar was opened with welcoming remark from Dr. Mohamed Ghareeb Secretary-General of Fatah movement in Egypt who said “Today, We are marking the anniversary of Palestinian prisoner’s day, which is a symbol of dignity, sacrifice, and freedom”.
Dr. Ghareeb highlighted the 31th anniversary of the martyrdom of the leader Khalil al-Wazir, and the 46th anniversary of the martyrdom of the leaders of the Palestinian revolution Abu Yusuf Najjar, Kamal Adwan and Kamal Nasser.
Dr. Ghareeb pointed out that the Palestinian National Council in 1974 dedicated the day as Palestinian prisoners’ day to remind the world of the issue of prisoners, and hold the occupation government fully responsible for the safety of prisoners, stressed that the issue of prisoners will remain on the top priorities of the Palestinian leadership.
” I greet you all, from Cairo, the Arab heart, and I would like to say the dawn of freedom will come, freedom will be for our brave prisoners and our Palestinian people who hope to establish an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, by the leadership of the PLO and President Mahmoud Abbas.” Dr. Ghareeb concluded.
The seminar included a documentary about inhumane treatment of detainees in Israeli jails and Palestinian songs by Palestinian artist Abeer Sansour.